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APC, PDP run tight race in Kano, Kaduna, Lagos, Sokoto

Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were running neck and neck in many states in the gubernatorial election conducted yesterday. Results from polling units in states where the poll took place showed that the two major political parties were running a tight race. The …

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Bandits kidnap INEC official in Sokoto

Adeniyi Olugbemi An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission was kidnapped by suspected bandits in Dangwandi village, Gebe district of Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State. This is coming after four persons were killed, including two policemen and several others were kidnapped along the dreaded Sokoto-Isa road on …

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Bandits Kidnap INEC Presiding Officer in Sokoto

By Onuminya Innocent Sokoto A presiding officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the governorship and state House of Assembly elections has been kidnapped in Sokoto State. Speaking with journalists in Sokoto on Saturday, the Secretary, Caretaker Committee of Isa Local Government, Hon. Muhammad Makwashe, said the presiding …

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Tambuwal takes early lead in Sokoto governorship election

The collation of results has started in Sokoto State after the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Sadiq Musa declared the center open on Sunday. The race is mainly between the incumbent Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, who is seeking a second term in office under the platform of the Peoples …

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Governorship elections 2019: See 10 battleground states that may be won and lost by APC and PDP (list)

Few hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections rescheduled to hold on Saturday, March 9, we take a look at the some ‘battleground states’ where the two leading political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the lead opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are expected to keenly contest …

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Sokoto: How voters will pick one of 50 candidates

The contest for the number one seat in Sokoto State appears to be between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the major opposition party in the state, the All Progressives Congress (APC), though there are about 48 other contestants.   According to INEC, 50 candidates from different political parties, …

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My relationship with Sultan of Sokoto excellent – Wamakko

– Senator Wamakko says he has an excellent relationship with the Sultan of Sokoto as well as the Sultanate Council – According to the senator, the sultan is a father to all and is well respected by all his subject Senator Aliyu Wamakko (APC, Sokoto) on Thursday, March 7, said …

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51 governorship, 462 assembly candidates to contest elections in Sokoto

51 governorship, 462 assembly candidates to contest elections in Sokoto No fewer than 51 governorship and 462 State House of Assembly candidates are to participate in Saturday’s elections in Sokoto State. The Head of Voter Education and Public Affairs Department of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state, Muhammad …

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Sokoto Attorney General seeks c protection over alleged attack

Sokoto – The Sokoto State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Suleiman Usman (SAN) has appealed to the State Police Commissioner for protection over alleged threat to his life by hoodlums. A Nigerian police SWAT personnel member sits alert with a machine gun on a vehicle stationed at the …

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